- Musician:Luke Martin
- Album name:so softly that it came, a wild dim chatter, meaningless
- Short info:Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records – EWR 1613
Type: CD, Album
Date of released: 2016
- Size:1833 megabytes
- 21833 downloads at 32 mb/s
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|1||so softly that it came, a wild dim chatter, meaningless||72:00|
- Double Bass – Ben Levinson
- Edited By, Mastered By, Composed By – Luke Martin
- Executive Producer – Antoine Beuger
- laptop, Recorded By – Ryan Gaston
- Layout – Daniel Bechem
- Percussion – Davy Sumner
- Voice – Amy Golden
NotesRecorded: April 28, 2016 | sunrise | Mentryville Park, Santa Clarita, California
so softly that it came, a wild dim chatter, meaningless was recorded at mentryville park in southern california. the performance began just before sunrise, at a clearing halfway up the mountain trail.
the piece originated from a field recording in the middle of mentryville park; alone, in the same location, and as the sun was rising. amy golden, ben levinson, davy sumner, and ryan gaston received this field recoding and we proceeded to transcribe the same portion of it using my developing notation for silence. all slightly different, these five transcriptions were then combined into a score, in which performers could wander while reading at their own pace(s) left to right.
"Mr. Knott talked often to himself too, with great variety and vehemence of intonation and gesticulation, but this so softly that it came, a wild dim chatter, meaningless to Watt's ailing ears. This was a noise of which Watt grew exceedingly fond. Not taht he was sorry when it ceased, not that he was glad when it came again, no. But while it sounded, he was gladdened, as by the rain on bamboos, or even rushes, as by the land against the waves, doomed to cease, doomed to come again."
Samuel Beckett, Watt
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 011778 040811